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Christine Bedell

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Christine Bedell became an editor in September 2005. Before that she was a general assignment reporter - meaning whatever piqued her interest or an editor needed done at the last minute - with an emphasis on local politics.

Bedell joined The Californian in 1998, first covering medicine then county government, where she endured hours upon hours of Board of Supervisors' meetings - but got lots of good stories, too.

Bedell was born and raised in the South Bay of Los Angeles County then went off to the University of Missouri-Columbia, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in print journalism in 1995.

She's also reported for the Columbia Missourian, Spokane Spokesman-Review (as an intern in Washington, D.C.) and Santa Maria Times.

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